Scores

Final

Coast Carolina 26

(1-2, 0-0 Big South)

Monmouth 7

(0-4, 0-0 Big South)

1:00 PM ET, September 13, 2008

Kessler Field, West Long Branch, NJ

1 2 3 4 T
CCAR 10 10 6 026
MONM 0 0 0 77

Top Performers

Passing: Z. MacDowall (CCAR) - 233 YDS, 1 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: D. Sinisi (MONM) - 21 CAR, 79 YDS

Receiving: T. Usher (CCAR) - 5 REC, 80 YDS

Coastal Carolina 26, Monmouth, N.J. 7

Associated Press

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. -- Zach MacDowall completed 17 of 26 passes for 233 yards, and a touchdown, to lead Coastal Carolina to its first win of the season -- a 26-7 victory over Monmouth on Saturday.

The Chanticleers (1-2) dominated Monmouth on offense. Coastal Carolina had 416 offensive yards in the game, versus 267 yards for the Hawks (0-3).

In the opening drive, MacDowall completed a 34-yard pass to Trent Usher deep into Monmouth territory, close enough for Coastal Carolina kicker Justin Durham to make a 28-yard field goal.

When Monmouth then got the ball, the Chanticleers' Marrio Norman was able to pick off a Brett Burke pass. MacDowall was then able to complete a 42-yard pass to Jamar Anderson to bring Coastal Carolina down to the 2-yard line. Running back Vince Starr then busted into the end zone to give the Chanticleers a 10-0 lead with 4:16 left in the first quarter.

Coastal Carolina continued to rack up points through the game. In the second quarter, MacDowall made an 18-yard touchdown pass to receiver Brandon Whitley, and Durham later made good on a 38-yard field goal.

The Chanticleers' Jamie Fordham ran 5 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter.

Monmouth's only points came in the fourth quarter, when Bobby Giles scored a touchdown off a 3-yard run with 5:22 left in the game.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
CCAR
MONM
1st Downs2316
Total Yards416267
Passing233125
Rushing183142
Penalties5-405-46
3rd Down Conversions4-125-13
4th Down Conversions1-20-2
Turnovers33
Possession27:0332:57

Passing Leaders

Coastal CarolinaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
MacDowall17/262339.011
MonmouthC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Burke14/26843.202

Rushing Leaders

Coastal CarolinaCARYDSAVGTDLG
O'Neal13534.1011
Sitton10515.1012
MonmouthCARYDSAVGTDLG
Sinisi21793.809
Mandeville4276.808

Receiving Leaders

Coastal CarolinaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Usher58016.0034
Anderson14141.0041
MonmouthRECYDSAVGTDLG
Kiley23919.5030
Romeo4348.5017

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERCCARMONM
FG08:05Justin Durham 28 Yd 30
TD04:16Vince Starr 2 Yd Run (Justin Durham Kick) 100
SECOND QUARTERCCARMONM
TD07:32Brandon Whitley 18 Yd Pass From Zach Macdowall (Justin Durham Kick) 170
FG00:13Justin Durham 38 Yd 200
THIRD QUARTERCCARMONM
TD07:53Jamie Fordham 5 Yd Run (Pat Failed) 260
FOURTH QUARTERCCARMONM
TD05:22Bobby Giles 3 Yd Run (Fred Weingart Kick) 267